Lake Mahinapua Campsite

Lake Mahinapua Campsite - Mahinapua Scenic Reserve

Lake Mahinapua Campsite

Mahinapua Scenic Reserve

Reviews

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$p

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful camp next to Lake Mahinapua. Clean flush toilets, cooking/dishes shelter with multiple sinks, rubbish and recycling station, even a solar shower! (Though probably a lucky dip to get a hot shower when it's busy!).
Lake is lovely for a kayak and morning sunrise. Nice bush walks around camp.
Weka, falcons and glowworms top it off to make this a definite 10!

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Valg

Ranking: 8/10

A lovely lake with the back drop of the mountains.The camp site is back a little from the lake a large grassy area with plenty of choice where to park. Clean and tidy toilets, solar shower and shelter for kitchen area.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Boardwalk Blss

United States

Ranking: 8/10

Very few campers (July 2020) Grounds well maintained tho choose site carefully because of wet conditions. Clean flush toilets w/paper, small outside shelter area with cold water and sink. Beautiful lake views and walks through the bush.

Reviewed 12 months ago and experienced in July 2020

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JS

Ranking: 7/10

Facilities are closed, epic views, peaceful, morning icy swimming is a must!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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M&P

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent campsite. Beautiful walks and rides in the area.
One of our favorite !

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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ScoutnIndi

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

This is a gorgeous campsite, right on the shores of the lake. The amenities were clean with flushing toilets. Lovely big communal undercover areas. Mowed grassy and flat camping areas. DOC Campsite, so cost $13 per person, per night.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in June 2019

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Richard Clapton

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent doc campsite. Included in the campervan pass and has really good facilities. Flushing toilets, with soap and tp. Even a solar shower but we didn't use so not sure how well it worked. They also have rubbish and recycling bins. One of the best equipped DOC sites we stayed in at this price.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Rachel

Ranking: 10/10

Nice clean toilets. Great place to set up overnight.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Ruddah

Ranking: 7/10

We stAyed at this DOC site after reading reviews. Not a massive site, but enough space for choice of spots. Lake itself is nice with mountain backdrop. 10mins from Hokitika. Limited toilet facilities only.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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From DK

Ranking: 9/10

Great place with plenty of space. Nice sunset. Bellbird singing in the early morning

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Laura Morley

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Pretty basic campsite but all we needed with our self-contained van. Flushing toilets! Water! A beautiful walk to the lake. Bugs galore, but they were at every campsite we stayed at.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Mitchell

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

An amazing campsite if you are lucky enough to be here on a fine early morning!! Took probably the best photos of our trip as the lake was dark and glass and acted like an enormous mirror. 10/10 would stay again.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Rebecca Rodeghiero

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Really nice spot to camp. Sunrise over the lake was beautiful. Seeing the Weka birds roaming the campsite was cute- we even saw chicks! Clean toilets and lots of room.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Jannike Bondevik - Norway

Ranking: 10/10

BEST SPOT EVER!
December 2018 the price is NZ$ 13 per person. Put cash in envelope at camp or wait for ranger to pay by card. HUGE area to camp. If you have a solar shower, you can use the cubicles to hang it up. Toilets with running water are big and clean. A few drinking water stations around the camp. Good sized area to clean dishes. Benches down by the lake. Great little walks around the area. Glowworms to be seen on the road in/out from the camp to the mainroad. Not so many sandflies this time. Awesome spot. Mahinapua Pub open for public till around 17:00. Weak sound of music for the Kiwi Experience busses parties after that. All in all - GREAT place to stop on the westcoast.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Alexandra NZ

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful place to camp! Great facilities, bring your own solar shower to hang up. The lake was incredible in the morning, check it before the wind comes up. Would recommend to park up here!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Eranda

Ranking: 10/10

$13pp closer to the main road. Rubbish and recycling bins, portable fresh water. Security cameras. Box to put money. A lot of spaces

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Juliane

Ranking: 8/10

Would be quite expensive but wet used it with a doc campsite pass. Very nice spot! Showers didn't work maybe because we were in off season.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Fei Fei Lei

Malaysia

Ranking: 7/10

DOC campsite and free with conservation pass. Large and quiet campsite with nice lake view. There's a pier that is nice for a photo shoot and get into the lake to swim. Basic facilities with flush toilet.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Vander Plancke Julien

France

Ranking: 9/10

The view is amazing mostly in the morning. Weka are surrounding so keep your stuff in van or tent

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Jozef Pinkerton

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

One of the best DOC sites we visited. Only a few other campers there. Toilets were clean and there was water available. The views of the snow capped mountains were fantastic. Short drive through what seemed like a dodgy forest at night was beautiful during the day. 10/10 for views.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Muhammad Sharir Nizar Mohd Nasir

Malaysia

Ranking: 7/10

Basic DOC site. Was a great stop for us after a long drive through Arthurs Pass from Kaikoura heading to the West Coast..... but we arrived too late to enjoy any views..... We parked near the picnic area. There were at least 5 others there even in winter which was rare to see during our trip at any DOC site. Had the DOC pass so was free for us.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Rob & Colleen Elwood

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

The Lake Mahinapua campsite has a beautiful setting close to the edge of the lake with a one-way road in and another leading out through thick bush. Given a clear morning the sunrise over the lake is superb. The main camping area is a large grassed circle that gets chewed up by the wheels of heavy vehicles in wet weather making deep ruts and mud. A smaller camping area nearby is shaded for the first half of the day by a steep bush covered hill. There are clean flush-toilets and a space to hang a solar-shower as well as a separate covered space for dish washing and possibly food preparation out of the rain. Freshwater and rubbish / recycling are available onsite. A shallow concrete slipway next to the campsite gives easy lake access for small boats & kayaks. Close to the campsite there are a couple of easy bush walks and it is possible to get onto the West Coast cycle trail from the campsite but making this connection requires a couple of kilometres of main-road riding. The camp is very popular and the only downside is the relatively high cost for a DOC site.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Dylan Dorman

Ireland

Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic campground. Plenty of space, beautiful view from the lakefront that is accessible from the campground! As well as it being close to town if you need to get up early for a tour the next day.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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deborah cooper

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing entrance to this place. It was raining and parts of the camp grounds were soft, and some people got stuck. Lovely lake. Magnificent sunrise.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Nienke Best

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

If you have the pass, it's value for money. But if you don't: skip this campsite. It is wet, uneven (OK for a van, not OK for a tent) and there is no shower. Only the possibility to hang a solar shower. The showers are pretty clean, and enough clean water. Nice environment, couple of very easy walks. But nothing special. Good for $8. Not good enough for $13.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Anton Insolvenzen

Ranking: 10/10

Breathtaking view, lot of space for campervans, directly at the lake, huge space for dishwashing ( not attached somewhere beneath the toilets as usual.)
Yes there is a shower with no water. You have to mount you own solar shower, there is no illumination, there are mosquitoes (somehow to be expected near the lakeside).
But to wake up in a scenery like there, just beautiful.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Cathy Mead

Ranking: 8/10

Not quite the lakeside views we had envisaged despite being by a beautiful lake. The drive through rainforest to get to the site was lovely. Toilets, torch needed after dark, and washing up facilities and supposedly a solar shower - not sure where the water was sourced from though! $13 per person with an honesty box. Plenty of areas in which to camp.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Bill Alexander

Ranking: 9/10

Lovely quite site with plenty of room. Clean and well appointed amenities. Very pleasant.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Lavkesh Patel

Ranking: 10/10

Very well maintained site, with washing bay (3 sinks under shelter), clean toilets and 2 shower blocks, water taps.
Stunning lake view, water was bit warm so we had a swim @ 9:00 PM (still day light).

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Hannes Brathuhn

Ranking: 6/10

Nice place. Quite expensive without a shower.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Rosemary Roche

Australia

Ranking: 6/10

Great spot. DOC run so honesty box applies. Loads of space for campervans.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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Philippa Buchanan

Ranking: 9/10

A beautiful lakeside location with lots of space for many campers. You have to drive through dense forest to get to it so you really feel surrounded by nature. There are flushing toilets but they don't have lights so bring a torch. There are large sinks for use. One of my favourite locations during my trip to NZ!

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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Chloe Cox

Ranking: 10/10

Great views of the lake and the snowy mountains. Flushing toilets were a plus. Bit cold in winter but the frost was beautiful in the morning.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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Rita Ashby

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

This was the best DOC campsite we visited, had all the amenities you would want plus more, they even have shower blocks for you to hang up your solar shower, impressive.
Great outdoor cooking shelters, our first sight of one of the local Weka's. The individual rubbish and recycle bins were also very convenient. Only thing we couldn't do was swim as the water was just to cold. The water available from the tap was great, had no sign to say that it was not drinkable so filled up the camper van fresh water with it but boiled anything we drank just in case. We purchased campsite passes prior to our 3 week adventure and this Lake was one of the campsites we were able to use that pass on along with quite a few others. Loved the view etc.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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donald pobke

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful spot, the drive in was gorgeous. Lovely walks and the view of the lake amazing.
Can be a bit boggy in areas when it rains

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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David Elliott

Australia

Ranking: 7/10

A lovely site, beside the lake. Plenty of open level space for vehicles to park. toilets were clean but basic (bring a torch).

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Connie Hopper

Ranking: 9/10

Gorgeous spot, great for a swim when sunny. Lots of space and clean toilets. Would be nice to have some picnic benches or something.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Johanna Olsson

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome camping! A lot of space, water supply, clean flushing toilets, garbage dumping, sinks to do your dishes.. One of the best camping spots in New Zealand so far :)

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Andrik

Ranking: 8/10

Very popular, so you will struggle to find any privacy. Other reviews say it all in regards to facilities. Beautiful spot, but only a 8 because of loud campers.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Susan Boyton

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Whilst this spot can get busy there is plenty of space. There are no shower facilities here unless you have your own solar heated water bag. In that case, there are private facilities in which you can hang your bag for a shower. A great idea! The road in is narrow, but don't fear, it's one way. A great place to stay not too far away from Greymouth and Hokitika.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Maria and Grace

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Large DOC campground, warm swimming, sheltered, nice walks, great when weather allows.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Tatiana Rochereau

Ranking: 8/10

Really cool. Many places but many people for a Saturday night so we were all very close. Much shade. View of the lake is beautiful. The DOC staff come in at 8 am on the Sunday morning. Toilets are clean.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Heather Massey

Ranking: 2/10

This is the worst night's sleep we've had so far. Yes it's $6 each, but everyone seems to know it and the place gets rammed. Past reviews comment highly on the toilets but when we arrived they were in a bad way and had no lighting. The water states it should be boiled, and we killed about 100 mosquitos throughout the night. Having come from a beautiful community-run campsite near Arthur's Pass the night before at $5 each, this was an extreme drop in cleanliness and comfort.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Jakob Kofoed

Ranking: 10/10

Another "don't miss" campsite! Worth every dollar! $6 per person.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Amy Bayliss

Ranking: 8/10

Big campsite, close to Hokitika. Lake is pleasant but not great for swimming, good facilities. New cooking shelters and solar shower cubicles. Toilets are a bit old, but adequate & flush toilets.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Rebecca Symons

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful campsite. Absolutely loved it, spacious, good facilities and clean toilets A++

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Jo Batt

Ranking: 9/10

A great campsite, in a beautiful situation. Beware if wet as it gets a bit boggy in areas. Facilities are good, but once the solar showers are finished it will definitely get a 10/10. Excellent value for money.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Agata Jose

Argentina

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful camping, located beside a great lake.
It has bathroom and a shelter for cooking, and cubics to hang solar showers.
No lights at night. Everything clean and tidy. $6 per person.

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Georgia Posar

Ranking: 10/10

Quiet, secluded, safe and spacious - relaxing views to lake and sufficient amenities. A great spot for a nights stop over.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Jess Rose

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Such a good site, really spacious but does get busy. We had a few problem with noise from other guests and the DOC guard seemed to be friends with them which made complaining difficult so our advice is choose your spot wisely. You can't wash with shampoo/soap in the lake but there is a cabin for solar showers (BYO) and flushing toilets which were a little grubby but didn't smell. All up a good site for $6/pp

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2015

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Miguel

Spain

Ranking: 8/10

Very good DOC campsite for a really good price - 6$. The toilets are clean and in good state. Plenty of space to camp and beautiful lake

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Bernard Duinkerken

Ranking: 8/10

Fantastic spacious area with all the facilities you need (toilets, taps with sinks, rubbish bins and there is even a solar shower). Scenery wasn't as stunning as NZ usually is but I guess you cant drool over mountains all the time.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Nina James

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Stayed here on a Friday night before a long weekend. Stunningly beautiful scenery, a very tranquil spot to set up camp. Get there early, drive past the camp site and set up camp on the beach of the lake itself. There's only room for a few campers by the lake, and your experience will be that bit more special. Very tidy and clean campsite.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in October 2014

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Hardi Doehler

Ranking: 10/10

Nice place, large grassy area next to the lake. Lakeview on a few lots only. Water toilets clean and even some soap to wash hands. There is a children's camp nearby and they swim in the lake. May substitute a shower for those who are on freedom camping for longer time. No soap to use in the lake of course. Main road far away, so little traffic noise only. Well worth the $6PP. Cant get much better for a DOC.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Andreas Liebe

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Clean toilets! Couple of 100m away to the highway, a lot of spaces, nice views of the lake, but difficult to swim because there is a lot of weed in the water, drinking water, silence, freedom camping.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Hanna Liebe

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Clean toilets, free water.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Alistair Millward

Ranking: 8/10

Busy DOC campsite 9km south of Hokitika. Flush toilets, cooking shelter and cubicles for showers - bring your own solar shower. Clean and tidy. Lake is lovely.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Adam Wight

Ranking: 8/10

Our first experience of a DOC site and we loved it! Clean, flushing toilets, lovely lake side setting and plenty of space to choose a pitch away from the main road. There was also an undercover area to cook and wash up which was amazing as it rained hard the evening we got there!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Bridget Brebner

Ranking: 9/10

Very good! Lovely lake view and plenty of space. Good public toilets and even a room to have a solar shower.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Frederic Wachter

Ranking: 10/10

Perfect place.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Maggie Tobar

Ranking: 9/10

Great location, only 9 km from Hokitika. Wonderful amenities and very clean!! The lake is awesome, quite warm water!! Great spot.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Kim Frey

Ranking: 7/10

Nice spot. Toilets ok. Sand flies weren't that bad but the Mosquitos were brutal!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Charlotte Casey

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

Lovely DOC site, water taps, plenty of space. Clean toilets with light at night.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Lilli Erni

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

New and very clean toilet. Lots of green space to park and a nice lake to swim.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Tomas Shairi

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

Fabulous site, clean bathroom, well serviced site, fantastic!

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Sarah Jane O'Reilly

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

Very spacious, good clean water, lovely lake, no sandflies.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Sarah Christman

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Clean facilities, beautiful scenery, running water, clear signage, $6 per person.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Austin Johns

United States

Ranking: 10/10

$6 per person, favourite campground, go swimming in the lake - it is not too cold and is super refreshing.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Guillaim Terrangle

France

Ranking: 7/10

A big campsite managed by the DOC, close to the lake.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Tom Guthknecht

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Yeah! If you've seen this you never want to go to an ordinary camping ground again!
Nice well kept meadow, nice secluded bay, easy acces to beach, good facilities.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Daniel Naveh

Israel

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful place near the lake-good picnic area

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Mayan Goddat

Israel

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful place near the lake, big and grassy, Clean toilet.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Steve Warren

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful site, just happened to have Mister Grumpy next door about fifty yards away, who would run his Generator if anyone got close.
Great walks there. awesome place

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Renate

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Perfect setting, good facilities, very nice walks.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Engelstatter

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Nice location, good facilities.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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ramy

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Lots of space. Clean and well maintained toilets. Nice lake views with history of paddle boats on the lake, Friendly Weka's to great you.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in April 2013

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Lea Scheuvens

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Lovely camp at a quiet lake, good facilities and grounds close to Hokitika and affordable.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Daniel Jezak

Czech Republic

Ranking: 8/10

Nice, clean, next to the lake, lots of space.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Philip Gibbons

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Great little spot set behind the lake. Plenty of space to fina quiet spot. Nice walks and fact boards etc informative. Little jetty out into the lake perfect for watching the spectacular sunrise....all for $6pp!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Phil & Laura

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

An excellent campsite. Lots of space in a field adjacent to, but separate from the lake. Good facilities, clean and well maintained. Full recycling facilities too. We thought the lake was beautiful, set away from the main site. Some interesting fact boards about the local history, the original lake steamer (what remains of it) is set into a display. Several short bush walks easily accessible.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Leticia Martin

Spain

Ranking: 10/10

Splendid campsite near Hokitika with great facilities, including rubbish collection.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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lavonc

United States

Ranking: 10/10

GREAT and beautiful place to stop for the night and very affordable. Right on a lake with plenty of room. Make sure and print out the DOC pamphlet before you go -- it has all the DOC sites by north/south islands. A large document to print BUT well worth it.

http://www.doc.govt.nz/publications/parks-and-recreation/places-to-stay/campsites-drive-in/conservation-campsites-south-island/

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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sidcupjon

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

For a DOC campsite, this was fantastic, especially considering it was the same price ($6 pp) as Lake Paringa.

The toilets were proper - not the usually hole in the ground with a seat on standard DOC fare.

Sunset was beautiful, but sunrise was awesome, amazing seeing the sun come up over the mountains across the lake, and some beautiful photos of the jetty.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Harald

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Low costs - good and very clean washing facilities, lots of space.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Bryan & Ineke Beck

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Tranquil, good ammenities, good camping area for self contained vehicles.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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qofd

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Stayed one night here...nice and peaceful. Lake is beautiful on a still morning...no problem with sandflies or mozzies. Clean facilities and quite sheltered.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Guult Ryan

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Food for fishing. Good views. Clean toilets. Good flat sites to camp.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Keely & Mark Haynes

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent site - loads of space, walks (short and long) around lake and surrounds.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Gerhard

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Directly at the lake, beautiful location.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Philippa Waters

England

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful location. Do not do Swimmers Beach walk as it is crap.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Bronwyn

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Great spot (feel the serenity), lake warm, toilets & drinking water superb. Maybe cold showers at least would be good.

Reviewed over 11 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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Ann Grandchamp

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Don't forget mosquito repellent! Amazing location by beautiful lake. Great for swimming in summer. Nice bush walks. DOC site.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Anne Veser

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

If there is no shower it is very nice to have a lake and nice weather. You feel the nature but there is a toilet, you are alone, but there are a few other people

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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David Hobson

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful spot. Excellent value for money.

Reviewed over 11 years ago